I'm a Workin' Chap

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a workin' chap, as you may see, You'll find an honest man in me." The singer is thrifty and industrious, for poor folks are "working life out to keep life in." The singer describes various poor people, and hopes listeners will not despise them
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: work poverty clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan3 656, "I'm a Workin' Chap" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ord, p. 51-52, "I'm a Workin' Chap" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #5591
NOTES: Roud links this song with "Tak It, Man, Tak It" as found in Ford, etc. I flatly don't see it. - RBW
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File: Ord051

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